Category: insects

Feb 25

Oregon silverspot butterfly

Oregon silverspot butterfly

Oregon silverspot butterfly Scientific name: Speyeria zerene hippolyta Status: Threatened Critical Habitat: Designated Listing Activity: Oregon silverspot butterfly was listed as a threatened species with critical habitat in October 1980. A revised recovery plan was published in 2001. Historical Status and Current Trends The historical range of the Oregon silverspot butterfly subspecies extends from the Long Beach Peninsula, Pacific …

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Sep 25

Angular-winged katydids

angular winged katydid

Habitat Angular-winged katydids get their name from the perceived sound they make. Their repetitive clicks and calls sounded like someone saying, “Ka-ty-did”, so the common name became that phrase. Both genders are capable of producing the sound. katydids are found throughout the world, in habitats ranging from tropical to temperate or arid environments. Angular winged katydids …

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